BSC 1010 - Principles of Biology

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Topic

Chapters

Book PPT

Non-majors

Lab Handouts

5/15 Test 1 Guide

Test 1 Guide

 

Guide

5/20 intro/safety

Introduction

Chapter 1 intro

Chapter 1

intro

5/20 math

Chemistry

Chapter 2 - atoms & molecules

Chapter 2

chemistry

5/20-microscope

 

Chapter 3 - water

Chapter 3

5/13- diffusion

 

Chapter 4  carbon compounds

Chapter 4

5/15 - biochem

 

Chapter 5 - macromolecules

Chapter 5

5/15 - enzymes

5/22 Test 2 Guide

Test 2 Guide

 

 

Parts of Cell

Chapter 6

Chapter 6

cell parts

5/20 - photosynthesis

Membranes and Transport

Chapter 7

Chapter 7

membrane transport

5/22 - respiration

metabolism

Chapter 8

Chapter 8

 

6/3 Test 3 Guide

Test 3 Guide

 

Guide

 

Respiration and fermentation

Chapter 9

Chapter 9

respiration

5/29 lab exam

5/27 Memorial Day

photosynthesis

Chapter 10

Chapter 10

photosynthesis

6/3 - respiration

Cell communication

Chapter 11

Chapter 11

 

6/10 Test 4 Guide

Test 4 Guide

 

Guide

 

 

Chapter 12

Chapter 12

powerpoint

6/5 meiosis & mitosis

 

Chapter 13

Chapter 13

6/10 DNA Puzzle (old)

 

Chapter 14 & 15 details

Chapter 14

6/10 Corn Genetics (old)

 

Chapter 15

Chapter 15

6/12 Fun with Genetics

 

Chapter 16

Chapter 16

6/12 DNA labs

Test 5 Guide

Test 5 Guide

 

Guide

 

 

Chapter 16

Chapter 16

powerpoint

6/17 DNA labs

 

Chapter 17

Chapter 17

6/17- Bacterial Transformation

 

Chapter 18

Chapter 18

6/19 Lab Exam

 

Chapter 19

Chapter 19

 

 

Chapter 20

Chapter 20

 

 

21 instability of DNA

Chapter 21

 

Final Exam

Lab Exam

Study Guide for Test 1

Intro to Biology

1-Intro to Biology powerpoint

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  1. Physicist Richard Feynman explains the scientific method
  2. Essential Biology disscusses some of the properties of life
  3. taxonomy
  4. Archea, Bacteria, Protista



Chemistry Stuff

Chemistry powerpoint

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  1. textbook animations: Types of Bonds, Salts Dissolving in Water, Acids, Bases and pH, peptide bonds, protein structure
  2. Covalent Bonds, Ionic Bonds, Carbon
  3. Properties of Water
  4. Biological molecules - lipids, proteins, carbohydrates
  5. Nucleic Acids (DNA and RNA)
  6. This video explains how proteins denature, and shows their primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structure



Cells

Cells and their parts powerpoint
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  1. Animal Cells
  2. plant cells
  3. ABC/Krulwich on Cells
  4. Paul Anderson gives a tour of the cell
  5. Mary Poffenroth explains cell theory, animal vs. plant cells, mitochondria, ribosomes, cytoskeleton, plasma membrane, , lysosomes, nucleus,
  6. textbook animation: vessicle budding and organelle endosymbiosis
  7. this is the actual harvard animation that krulwich was talking about
  8. Krulwich discusses frog legs and dancing squid



Cell Transport

Membrane Transport powerpoint

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  1. textbook animations: Active and Passive transport, Exocytosis and Endocytosis, Signaling Molecules
  2. Mary Poffenroth discusses membranes and the difference betweendiffusion and osmosis
  3. Hank Green discusses membranes, diffusion, and transport
  4. Japanese Subway
  5. less exciting, but more nicely illustrated video on the plasma membrane
  6. another video on active and passive transport
  7. Biology Essentials - membranes an DNA extraction
  8. the Ricochet Science videos on diffusion, Tonicity/Osmosis



Study Guide for Test 2

Photosynthesis and Respiration

Photosynthesis and Respiration powerpoint

Related Videos
  1. textbook animations: photosynthesis and cellular respiration
  2. Hank Green explains ATP and respiration
  3. Mary Poffenroth gives a brief overview of mitochondria
  4. nice Gradients and ATP animation
  5. Hank Green explains photosynthesis
  6. very detailed (like bio majors detailed) photosynthesis song
  7. Paul Anderson explains photosynthesis
  8. paper chromatography and RF values (like we use in the photosynthesis lab)



Enzymes

Enzymes powerpoint

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  1. Textbook animation: Enzyme catalysis
  2. Mary Poffenroth gives a light overview of enzymes
  3. Biology essentials: Paul Anderson explains Enzymes
  4. learn about enzyme inhibition using Linkin Park and HALO
  5. another Competative and allosteric inhibitor video (without the annoying mallcore music)
  6. How HIV uses enzymes, and how we can inhibit those enzymes
  7. an annoying overly cute enzyme video good info, but she sounds like she thinks her listeners are third graders
  8. How temperature and pH affect enzyme activity



Cell Division - Mitosis and Meiosis

Mitosis and Meiosis powerpoint

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  1. textbook animations: Cell Cycle, Mitosis and Cell Division, Meiosis
  2. Hank Green on Mitosis and Meiosis
  3. Paul Andersen explains cell cycle, mitosis and meiosis and illustrates it by using beads
  4. Stages of Mitosis(Lady Gaga Parody)
  5. the Ricochet Science videos on mitosis, meiosis, spermatogenesis, and oogenesis



Study Guide for Test 3

Mendel and Genetics

Mendel and Genetics powerpoint

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  1. Mary Poffenroth explains Punnett Squares
  2. Paul Anderson explains Punnett Squares
  3. Brightstorm videos on genotype, phenotype, allele, gene expression, incomplete dominance and Punnett Squares
  4. khanacademy discusses Punnette Squares



Chromosomes and Human Genetics

Chromosomes and Human Genetics powerpoint

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  2. How to solve genetics problems
  3. Interactive Genetics Problems
  4. Interactive DNA puzzles
  5. Epigenetics: Nova special(1 hour long)
  6. more on epigenetics



DNA Replication

DNA replication powerpoint

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  1. a good description of the structure of DNA
  2. DNA
  3. DNA transcription and translation



Making Proteins

DNA replication powerpoint

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  1. DNA
  2. DNA transcription and translation



Evolution

Evolution powerpoint

Related Videos
  1. Hank Green explains natural selection, speciation, population genetics, Evolution, and evolutionary development,
  2. Paul Anderson has two videos on the evidence for evolution, and also ones on Natural Selection, microevolution, and solving Hardy Weinberg problems
  3. Mary Poffenroth discusses Charles Darwin and natural selection
  4. Ricochet Science has a Natural Selection video
  5. Russian fox breeding experiment
  6. "vampire" finch (sharp beaked ground finch)
  7. Woodpecker Finch
  8. multiple videos of the great grey shrike feeding
  9. anoles jumping



Ecology

Ecology powerpoint

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  2. Mary Poffenroth explains Trophic Levels



Other Topics

  1. Human Population
  2. DNA structure and replication
  3. Transcription and Translation
  4. Nova Science Now's RNAi video (The first part covers transcription and translation)
  5. Human Genome Project: James Kent saves the day!!!(Why Craig Venter is a jerk.)
  6. Epigenetics: Nova special(1 hour long)
  7. Natural Selection
  8. Speciation